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Re: [Groff] [Heirloom] Double word space after :

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] [Heirloom] Double word space after :
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:32:55 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014, Carsten Kunze wrote:
> Hello,
> by default Heirloom troff inserts a double word space if a line
> ends with ":".  Is this correct US English typography?

For typeset copy with proportionally-spaced fonts, no.  For
monospaced fonts (terminal), yes, but only if sentences are
separated by two wordspaces as well.

Peter Schaffter

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